The Works of Augustus M. Toplady, Volume 4

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Page 126 - The world recedes; it disappears! Heaven opens on my eyes; my ears With sounds seraphic ring! Lend, lend your wings! I mount! I fly! O Grave! where is thy victory? O Death! where is thy sting?
Page 258 - Hearken unto me, O house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, which are borne by me from the belly, which are carried from the womb : and even to your old age I am he ; and even to hoar hairs will I carry you : I have made, and I will bear ; even I will carry, and will deliver you.
Page 137 - He loved the world that hated him : the tear That dropped upon his Bible was sincere: Assailed by scandal and the tongue of strife, His only answer was, a blameless life; And he that forged, and he that threw the dart, Had each a brother's interest in his heart.
Page 435 - ... do you think that this ransom to deliver men and angels, could be found to be among the sons of men? The best things which we do, have somewhat in them to be pardoned.
Page 116 - I find it. It is the plain promises of the gospel that are my support: And, I bless GoD, they are plain promises, which do not require much labour and pains to understand them : For I can do nothing now, but look into my Bible, for some promise to support me, and live upon that.
Page 214 - The stork in the heavens knoweth her appointed time ; and the turtle, and the crane, and the swallow, observe the time of their coming*.
Page 12 - I have served in the spirit in the gospel of his Son, that I have taught nothing but the true and solid doctrine of the gospel of the Son of...
Page 126 - Hark! they whisper; Angels say. Sister spirit, come away. What is this absorbs me quite? Steals my senses, shuts my sight, Drowns my spirits, draws my breath? Tell me, my Soul, can this be Death? The...
Page 19 - Whofoever, therefore, fhall be afhamed of me, and of " my words, in this adulterous and finful generation, of " 'him alfo fhall the Son of man be afhamed, when he •' cometh in the glory of his Father, with the holy angels."* * Mark.
Page 117 - The business of a Christian is to bear the will of God as well as to do it. If I were in health I could only be doing that, and that I may do now. The best thing in obedience is a regard to the will of God, and the way to that is to get our inclinations and aversions as much mortified as we can.

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